Kusari Fundo Training

The kusari fundo- weighted chain is a historical training tool that we explore in our Bujinkan taijutsu practice.

Three feet of chain, connected to a weight at each end, it was historically used by the samurai.

In our training a real metal kusari fund is never used due to the risk of injury.

A safe and soft padded cord is used.

The kusari fundo teaches the unified use of the body, moving the upper half which swings the chain along with the lower half- footwork at the same time.

The chain is used to capture, trap, and pin/throw using taijutsu movements.

Insights regarding distance and timing can be found in using the chain.

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